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Savannah - Source: Cool Spring PTO Facebook Page

Iredell student dies following asthma attack

A Cool Spring Elementary student died following an asthma attack over spring break. Iredell-Statesville Schools confirming the news that a student by the name of Savannah had passed away. People have been offering condolences on social media via the PTO’s Facebook Page.

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Student found hanging at LKNHS has died

The student who was found hanging in a makeshift noose at Lake Norman High School earlier this month has died. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell had no further details to release about the case. District spokeswoman Susie Wiberg previously said that the male student was found in a room off the school auditorium.

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Lake-area students winners in National Merit Scholarship program

Two lake-area students are among those announced this morning as the first group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  These are financed by corporations and other business organizations.  Cade MacQuarrie is a Davidson resident expected to enter the astrophysics field.  That scholarship was provided by Corning.  Mooresville student Jacob Lawrence is expected […]

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Officers & kids clean-up Statesville neighborhood

Community spirit is alive and well in Statesville.  Photos posted by the Police Department on Facebook show kids, community members and officers helping clean-up in the Rolling Lane Community.  According to police, someone mentioned that trash and litter had gotten out of control.  Inside of two hours, the team of volunteers filled three fifty-five gallon […]

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Mitchell students honored during awards program

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College students were recognized for a range of achievements during Awards Convocation held Thursday, April 13, in Shearer Hall on the Statesville Campus. Awards presented were: Club and Organization Awards Excellence in Student Leadership – Julian Smyre Early Childhood Club Award – Cheyenne Heath Matthews Outstanding Phi […]

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Cornelius program aims to impact student driving

FROM PRESS RELEASE On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Cornelius Police Department Traffic Unit, along with Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue and Mecklenburg County Medic, will present a program entitled “No Second Chances” at W.A. Hough High School, 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius. “No Second Chances” focuses on the consequences of teen choices, with emphasis placed on […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Mom, boyfriend arrested after marijuana candy made it to WIMS

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 3-30-17 a 14 year old student brought candy that contained marijuana to West Iredell Middle School. The student reportedly gave the marijuana candy to at least three other students before school officials discovered what had happened. School officials, notified the school resource officer, Sgt. D. Hicks, who […]

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Attorney for accused bus driver declines to comment, for now

The attorney for a bus driver accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of having a student get off for bad behavior has declined to comment on the case, for now. Maria Sanchez is presently on paid administrative leave from her job as a teacher assistant and bus driver at East Iredell Middle School. Attorney […]

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North Iredell student arrested, accused of online threat against school

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was notified about a social media photograph that was being circulated throughout the North Iredell community. The reported photograph depicted a student of North Iredell High School holding a rifle, and a quote stating “don’t come to school tomorrow.” The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Additional security at NIHS after possible threat made online

There are additional Deputies at North Iredell High School today after threats were made against students via social media.  That’s according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office which says it was made aware of the threats shortly before midnight and that the sources of the threat were quickly located.  Additional Deputies are expected today and in […]

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